School Safety and Student Mental Health

Ask any school administrator, teacher, or parent what the top priority is for their school, and they will tell you it’s the students’ safety. This has been the case for as long as schools have been around, but the theories behind how to best accomplish this are evolving at a rapid pace. Staying on top … Continue reading School Safety and Student Mental Health

Visiting Artist Brings Life And Love Through His Art

To hear Lorenzo Lopez speak about his art is like witnessing a torrential downpour forced through a single spigot. It's not the speed at which he talks; it's that each carefully chosen word spoken about his passion projects seems to carry the weight of three. Despite never studying art as a child, Lopez combined a … Continue reading Visiting Artist Brings Life And Love Through His Art

I Love It When A Plan Comes Together…

Leave it to a team of educators to fill every possible space with learning opportunities. When construction completed on Mount Pleasant Elementary, the district touted the larger classrooms, integrated technology, increased security, and improved learning opportunities that the new building presented. One aspect that the school also provided was a large courtyard in between learning … Continue reading I Love It When A Plan Comes Together…

“Goin’ to Carolina in my mind…”

For the first time in nearly 30 years, the students at Lancaster High School didn't have Jack Greathouse there to greet them when they start school. Greathouse, who has served as a phys ed teacher, head basketball coach, assistant principal and finally principal instead is greeting a different group of kids to a different building. … Continue reading “Goin’ to Carolina in my mind…”